Gerald Finnerty


Senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant neurologist


Gerald Finnerty studied medicine at Cambridge University and King's College Hospital. He trained as a neurologist in London. His PhD was about the mechanisms causing epilepsy.

After more neurological training, Gerald completed a post-doctorate degree at Brown University (USA) studying brain plasticity. He was awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellowship to set up his lab. He is interested in applying neuroscience to brain tumour research.

His clinical work is based in the regional neuro-oncology service at King's College Hospital and Guy's Hospital.

Research interests

  • Neuro-oncology

  • Epilepsy

  • Cancer neuroscience

Last updated: April 2022

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